Rochdale Harriers and A.C.


“RRC” = RHAC Road Race Championships.   Best 4 races from 7 count, with only your best race from the each of the Cowm and Sale Sizzler series counting.

“Fell GP” = Area (& RHAC) Fell Race Grand Prix event (best 5 from 12 count).  Area results and tables [Link to be confirmed – has moved]

“XC” =  Cross Country Event

“XCSEL” = Cross Country South East Lancashire League.

“XCRR” = Cross Country Red Rose League.

“TRACK” = Track fixture

Click here for printable version of 2020 Fixtures as Word doc


Saturday 18th Jan

SEL XC 3/4

Tandle Hill venue cancelled – now at Heaton Park M25 2SW


Saturday 25th Jan

Northern XC Champs

Camp Hill Estate in Bedale, North Yorkshire (pre-entry only)


Saturday 8th Feb

Windy Hill

BM, 14.5km/271m (Littleborough). Pre-entry recommended.

Fell GP 1/12

Saturday 15th Feb

SEL XC 4/4

Yarrow Valley Park,  Chorley


Saturday 22nd Feb

National XC Championships

Wollaton Park, Nottingham (pre-entry only)


Sunday 23rd Feb

Midgley Moor

BS, 8km/381m (Halifax)

Fell GP 2/12

Sunday 1st Mar

Trafford 10k

Medium, 10k

Road Race Champs (RRC) 1/7

Sunday 15th Mar

Wilmslow Half Marathon

Long, 13.1 miles

RRC 2/7

Saturday 21st March (1pm)

Boulsworth Bog

BM, 11.6km/390m (Wycoller)

Fell GP 3/12

Sunday 22nd March

Northern Athletics 12 & 6 Stage Road Relays

Birkenhead Par

Wed 1st Apr

Joe Salt

Short, 5k

RRC 3a/7

Saturday 4th Apr (2pm)

Moorhouse’s Pendle Fell

AS, 7.3km/457m (Burnley).  Free bottle of beer for all finishers

Fell GP 4/12

Saturday 11th Apr (2pm)

Wardle Skyline Fell Race

From the Scout Hut,  Wardle Square, off A58 Rochdale/Littleborough Rd. Min age 18. 11.3km/381M.  £5 enter on day.


Wednesday 15th Apr

Colin Robinson 80th Birthday

Short, 5k

RRC 3b/7

Saturday 2nd May

The Cake Race

BM, 16km/518m (Saddleworth). PRE-ENTRY ONLY and FILLS QUICKLY.  ENTER EARLY. Includes cake competition and unlimited cake.

Fell GP 5/12

Sunday 3rd May

John Purdy

Short, 5k

RRC 3c/7

Sunday 17th May

Calderdale Way Relay Race 

Team of 12. 80.5km/36660m


Wed 20th May

Horwich Jubilee 5 miler

Medium, 5 miles

RRC 4/7

Saturday 23rd May (noon)

Fairfield Horseshoe

AM, 14.5km/914m (Ambleside). **part of 50 @ 50 series. RECOMMEND EARLY PRE-ENTRY

Fell GP 6/12

Thursday 4th Jun (7:30pm)

Leo Pollard Memorial Race

BM, 12km/426m (Rivington)

Fell GP 7/12

Friday 12th Jun

Norden 6 mile Road Race

Day 1 of Three Day Event.  Registration at Brown Cow, Norden. On-line Entry

RHAC Three Day Event
On-line Entry

Saturday 13th Jun

Naden Valley MT Race (6 miles)

Day 2 of Three Day Event.  Registration at Brown Cow, Norden. On-line Entry

Sunday 14th Jun

Knowl Hill Fell Race

Day 3 of Three Day Event.  Registration at Brown Cow, Norden. BM, 9.7km/396M On-line Entry

Thursday 2nd July (7:15 pm)

Don Ashton memorial Tockholes

BS, 9.3km/335m (Darwen)

Fell GP 8/12

Tuesday 7th July (7:15 pm start)

Rochdale 10K

Springhill Park .[TBC]

On-line Entry

Thursday 9th July

Bull Hill

More details to follow as race route might change.  Arrive early as start is 20 min. from registration. About 6-7 miles long.

Fell GP 9/12

Sunday 12th July

Towneley Park 10K


RRC 5/7

Sunday 26th July

Caldervale 10 Miler

Long, 10 miles

RRC 6/7

Jul/Aug (dates tbc)

Sale Sizzler Series

Short, 5k

RRC 7a, 7b and 7c/7

Wednesday 12th Aug (7:30pm)

Eccles Pike

AS, 5.4km/305m (Busworth)

Fell GP 10/12

Sunday 6th Sep


AL, 25.7km/1290m (Totley)

Fell GP 11/12

Saturday 26th Sep

Thievely Pike

AS, 7km/400m (Burnley).  **part of 50 @ 50 series.

Fell GP 12/12

September (date TBC)

3 and 4 stage NW Relays



September (date TBC)

4 and 6 stage Northern relays



Sunday, 4 October, 10am – 1:30 pm

Williams BMW Rochdale Half Marathon, 10K and Fun Run 



Sunday 29th Nov

Lee Mill Relay

Legs are 10km/340m each